The central aim of ISLE is to promote the study of English Language, that is, the study of the structure and history of standard and non-standard varieties of English, in terms of both form and function, at an international level. We aim for the society to provide a geographically and theoretically neutral central contact point for all those who are academically active and who identify with this aim. Although there are country-specific 'Anglist' or 'English Language and Literature' associations and country-specific 'Linguistics' associations (and we hope to be in contact with these, where appropriate) ISLE is the first global umbrella organisation fulfilling this role.

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  • 19 June 2023, The University of Queensland, Australia, Brisbane

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  • International Conference on Corpus Linguistics

    University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain, 10 - 12 May 2023
    The Spanish Association for Corpus Linguistics (AELINCO) and the Organising Committee of this conference edition are pleased to invite you to the 14th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics
    Organised by Spanish Association for Corpus Linguistics

  • HEL-LEX: International Symposium on the History of English Lexicography and Lexicology

    The University of the West Indies, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 07 - 08 June 2023
    Theme: “Contact and English Lexis and Dictionaries”; plenarists: Dr. Jeannette Allsopp and Prof. Stefan Dollinger; abstract deadline: 5 January 2023.
    Organised by The University of the West Indies

  • 32nd European Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference (ESFLC 2023)

    University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain, 15 - 17 June 2023
    The theme is “(Cognitive) developments in multimodal (digital) communication. Expanding traditional borders in SFL”. Theme-related and other contributions from SFL-compliant perspectives are welcome.
    Organised by LVTC Research Group -- Ana Elina Martínez-Insua

  • 25th Warwick International Conference in Applied Linguistics (WICAL2023)

    The University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, 27 - 29 June 2023
    WICAL is the biggest student-led academic conference at Warwick. The theme of this year is Our Words and Worlds.
    Organised by Applied Linguistics, The University of Warwick

  • International Conference on Human-Informed Translation and Interpreting Technology (HiT-IT 2023)

    University of Naples, Naples, Italy, 07 - 09 July 2023
    The International Conference on Human-Informed Translation and Interpreting Technology (HiT-IT 2023) will take place in Naples, Italy between 7 and 9 July 2023.
    Organised by The forthcoming international conference HiT-It 2023 is jointly organised by the University of Wolverhampton, the University of Surrey (United Kingdom), the University of Malaga (Spain), and the University of Naples L’Orientale, (Italy), and the Associati

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